Shillong, Jul 20: The Meghalaya Sports Climbing & Mountaineering Association has selected 13 climbers who will represent the state at the upcoming North East Zone Sport Climbing Competition.

MeSCMA held a two-day selection camp recently at the Assam Regimental Centre’s artificial climbing wall at Happy Valley. The association, through its president Malviancy Shabong, expressed its thanks to the ARC for use of the facilities.

The North East event will take place in Guwahati from 22nd to 24th July. Three MeSCMA members – Kayleigh Petra Nongkynrih, Bakordor Umsong and Ibakordor Shisha Mary Sawian – will officiate at the event as judge, route setter and belayer respectively.

The 13 selected climbers are:
Women’s Open – Ngandarihun Sohshang, Indalin Lyngdoh
Men’s Open – Teimiki Sungoh, Ricky Rani, Balawan Habor Rynjah, Keliostar Pdai, Rajeshphar Pdai
Sub-Junior Girls – Dadapbiang Lyngdoh, Pynkmenlang Lyngdoh, Iaphilarisa Syiemlieh
Sub-Junior Boys – Mebandonlang Umsong, Kyrmenskhem Lyngdoh
Junior Boys – Leadingstar Kharbudon

(Meghalaya Sports Climbing & Mountaineering Association photo)

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